Yes it really happened and yeas that is a real number. Mega business conglomerate Disney (known as Mauschwitz in SoCal) bought the infamous Lucasfilm Ltd. for almost 4.5 BILLION dollars, including shares.
According to ComingSoon.net;
Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney stock on October 26, 2012, the transaction value is $4.05 billion, with Disney paying approximately half of the consideration in cash and issuing approximately 40 million shares at closing. The final consideration will be subject to customary post-closing balance sheet adjustments.
No joke. It seems this merger is taking Princess Leia, Luke and Jar Jar please-stfu-Binks to a whole new level of wrong.
Why do I say wrong? Because Lucasfilm has agreed to deliver Star Wars 7 in 2015! Oh yes. Oh no. Not quite sure what to think here. It could be balls out amazing, especially in the graphics department if Disney is helping produce this.
What do we say, yay or nay? Give us your opinion below.